On heels of FBI corruption scandal, questions surround Arizona program, Sean Miller

On heels of FBI corruption scandal, questions surround Arizona program, Sean Miller

By Brittany Bowyer / Cronkite News On the heels of the FBI’s three-year investigation of a college basketball corruption scandal, questions about the state of Arizona’s program and the impact it will have on coach Sean Miller remain. Wildcats assistant Emanuel “Book” Richardson was among those arrested following an FBI probe that undercovered bribes paid to […]

ICYMI: Goldwater Institute responds to creation of social justice advocate position at the Univ. of Ariz.

ICYMI: Goldwater Institute responds to creation of social justice advocate position at the Univ. of Ariz.

By SoAzNewsX Earlier this month, the University of Arizona announced the creation of student “social justice advocate” jobs on campus. According to the position description, the job responsibilities include reporting “bias incidents or claims to appropriate Residence Life staff.” Since the announcement of the new position, there has been a sizable public outcry, and this […]

Univ of Ariz teaches students what to say when offended

Univ of Ariz teaches students what to say when offended

By Harry Alexander There’s a new class at the University of Arizona. It teaches student snowflakes what to say when they are offended by speech. You can’t make up this stuff. Dr. Jesús Treviño, PhD, Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence at the University of Arizona, heads the instruction. For his effort, he gets a whopping $214,000 a year! […]

UA researchers develop new way to look deep inside the brain

UA researchers develop new way to look deep inside the brain

By Gavin Maxwell / Cronkite News Medical professionals who study or work with the human brain have always struggled to get a glimpse at its inner workings. There are more neurons and synapses in the brain than there are known stars in the universe. Neurology experts continue to map this complex biological computer as its […]

UA grad swims, bikes, runs his way to first Olympic triathlon

UA grad swims, bikes, runs his way to first Olympic triathlon

By Graham Bosch / Cronkite News RIO DE JANEIRO — Ben Kanute’s interest in triathlon was born as a child growing up in Illinois, watching his father compete. “My dad was doing them when I was really young, and I remember him doing the Chicago Triathlon,” Kanute said. “I was lucky enough to have a kids’ triathlon […]

Rams release former Univ of Ariz quarterback Nick Foles

Rams release former Univ of Ariz quarterback Nick Foles

  The Nick Foles era with the Rams officially ended Wednesday when the team released the veteran quarterback a day before veterans were due to report to training camp. Foles requested the release, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Foles’ future with the Rams was in doubt two weeks before the NFL draft […]

Cats set for 17th trip to College World Series

Cats set for 17th trip to College World Series

By Daniel Berk / UA Sports The Arizona Wildcats are set to begin their National Championship run on Saturday night in Omaha as they face off against Miami at 5 p.m. MST., on ESPN2.  Leading Off… •  After capturing the Lafayette Regional Championship and the Starkville Super Regional, the Arizona Wildcats advanced to their 17th College […]